|WT-1317 - Nigel B. Cook|
Dr Terry Triffet and Philip D. LaRiviere, "Characterization of fallout, Operation Redwing, project 2.63", U.S. Naval Radiological Defense Laboratory, weapon test report WT-1317, 1961. This report contains information on the composition of fallout from coral atoll bursts Zuni (15% fission) and Tewa (87% fission) and lagoon sea water surface bursts Navajo (5% fission) and Flathead (73% fission), and the insignificant local fallout from the Cherokee air burst (3.8 Mt at 4,350 ft altitude, 50% fissi...
Keywords: fallout; nuclear weapons; operation redwing; zuni; tewa; navajo; flathead; cherokee
Edward A. Schuert, "A Fallout Forecasting Technique with Results Obtained at the Eniwetok Proving Ground", U.S. Naval Radiological Defense Laboratory, USNRDL-TR-139, 1957. Shows comparison between predicted fallout areas and measured radiation maps for four H-bombs: A - Tewa (5 Mt) B - Zuni (3.5 Mt) C - Flathead (365 kt) D - Navajo (4.5 Mt) For further information, see Terry Triffet and Philip D. LaRiviere, "Characterization of Fallout, Operation Redwing, Project 2.63", U.S...
Keywords: Operation Redwing; USNRDL; fallout; fallout prediction; Schuert; USNRDL-TR-139; U.S. Naval Radiological Defense Laboratory; Naval Radiological Defense Laboratory
|Military Effects on Operation REDWING - AFSWP and Joint Task Force 7|
Operation REDWING, a 17-test nuclear weapons series, was conducted at the Pacific Proving Ground between May 4 and July 21, 1956. The Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) tested high-yield thermonuclear devices that could not be tested at the Nevada Test Site. Over 10,000 military personnel and civilian employees of the AEC and the Department of Defense participated in these nuclear tests. The LACROSSE and CHEROKEE tests were observed from aboard the USS Mount McKinley by 15 American press, radio and ...
Keywords: Operation Redwing; Redwing; atomic; nuclear; Cold War; atomic testing; nuclear testing; 1951; military; Eniwetok; Enewetak; Eniwetak; Bikini; Bikini Atoll; Pacific Proving Ground; national defense; Department of Defense; Department of Energy; radiation; radioactivity; fallout; radioactive; thermonuclear test; thermonuclear
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